Mallika Srinivasan is a thought leader and a strategist, recognized for entrepreneurship, commitment to
excellence and contribution to Indian agriculture machinery business and academia. She is presently the
Chairman and Managing Director of TAFE – Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, a ₹93 billion tractor major
incorporated in 1960 at Chennai, India. TAFE is today, the third largest tractor manufacturer in the world and
the second largest in India by volumes, with an annual sale of over 150,000 tractors and presence in over 100
countries, including developed countries in Europe and the Americas. TAFE is also a significant shareholder in
AGCO Corporation, USA - a US $9.4 billion tractor and agricultural equipment manufacturer.
She is additionally on the Global Board of U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), and the Boards of AGCO Corporation - USA and TATA Steel Limited. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, the Governing Board of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Chennai, and a member of the Governing Body of Stella Maris College, Chennai.
In a span of 25 years, Mallika has established TAFE as a quality mass manufacturer of tractors, a lean and resilient organization that can effectively weather the cyclicality of the tractor business. With her special emphasis on product and process development, she has ensured significant expansion of TAFE's product range. She enhanced and leveraged the engineering strengths at TAFE to design, develop and manufacture a range of products for international markets, while simultaneously strengthening TAFE's partnership with AGCO for mutual growth, in both, the components and complete tractors businesses.